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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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NACCHO & CDC Food Safety Sharing Session: Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations

Join NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on November 4 at 2 PM ET for this webinar.

Sep 08, 2022 | Olivia Turay

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Briefing on EPA's Recent Proposal to Designate PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances under CERCLA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made a recent proposal to designate PFOA and PFOS as hazardous...

Aug 30, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Research & Reports

New Research Identifies Risk Factor Most Often Targeted During Retail Food Regulatory Inspections

The 2021 study identified and assessed the implementation of risk factor interventions currently employed by local...

Aug 26, 2022 | Anu Varma

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NEHA-FDA RFFM Grant Program Year 2 Application Opens August 2022

The application period for Year 2 of the NEHA-FDA RFFM Grant Program to open August 17, 2022.

Aug 17, 2022

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New Environmental Justice Index to Help Public Health Officials Identify and Map Areas Most at Risk for the Health Impacts of Environmental Burden

EJI is the the first national, place-based tool designed to measure the cumulative impacts of environmental burden...

Aug 11, 2022

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO360 Spotlight: Tracking Vibriosis and Educating Retail Food Establishments

At the 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and our...

Aug 08, 2022 | Noah Papagni

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Introducing the 2022 Vector Control Collaborative Cohort

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local...

Jul 29, 2022 | Anu Varma

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Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools – Resource Spotlight

These resources can help LHD staff understand where to begin when it comes to supporting schools in their efforts to...

Jul 29, 2022 | Angana Roy

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An Evaluation of Existing Retail Program Standards Networks

This issue brief investigated the benefits of state and local retail food regulatory programs participating in state-...

Jul 28, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa, Anu Varma

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Stories from the Field: Public Health – Seattle & King County's Breathe Better at Home

The Community Clean Air Ambassadors Program (CCAAP) is a capacity building program, co-developed by Public Health –...

Jul 28, 2022 | Khanh Ho

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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